Sumo: Former yokozuna Hakuho to hold retirement ceremony in January

Kyodo -- Sep 06

Former yokozuna Hakuho will hold his official retirement ceremony on Jan. 28 at Tokyo's Ryogoku Kokugikan, the winner of a record 45 grand sumo tournaments announced Monday in an online press conference.

The Mongolian-born former grand champion, now known as the stablemaster Miyagino, drew the curtain on his 20-year wrestling career after last September's Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament. ...continue reading